Welcome to Mackie Academy


December 22nd, 2017 at 10:34 am
Dear Parent(s), I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a peaceful Christmas and New Year.  It has been another busy term here at Mackie Academy and our winter newsletter is a clear reflection... read more »


December 10th, 2017 at 10:52 pm
Pupils and staff can find further information about the estimate exams in January 2018 here.  Pupils will receive an individualised timetable with their Senior Phase full report on Friday, 22nd December... read more »

Education Bill Consultation for Parents: Have your say

November 12th, 2017 at 7:46 pm
Dear Parents and Carers, Mackie Academy Parent Council are keen to get your views in a consultation on a new Education Bill. Please email us on mackiepc@hotmail.co.uk The bill covers several areas: A... read more »

Senior Phase Pupils: Future Pathway Choices

September 21st, 2017 at 7:07 am
The Future magazine publication holds lots of useful information for next steps in terms of pathway progression.  The latest edition can be found here.  read more »

Mackie Academy Clubs and Groups

November 15th, 2017 at 2:21 pm
Do you want to develop a skill or perhaps try something for the first time? Mackie Academy has a huge range of opportunities to enhance your learning outside the classroom. Download a copy of our opportunities... read more »

View Blog Archives:

School Hours

08.40 – 09.30Period 1
09.30 – 10.25Period 2
10.25 – 10.40Tutor Time
10.40 – 10.55Break
10.55 – 11.45Period 3
11.45 – 12.40Period 4
12.40 – 13.30Lunch
13.30 – 14.20Period 5
14.20 – 15.15Period 6

There are no bells in Mackie Academy.  There are digital clocks in all teaching and social areas.

Parent Evening Dates

Year Group Date
Senior Phase (S4-6) Evening One Tuesday, 7th November 2017
S3 Parents Evening Wednesday, 22nd November 2017
S2 Parents Evening Wednesday, 17th January 2018
Senior Phase (S4-6) Evening Two Tuesday, 20th February 2018
S1 Parents Evening Monday, 12th March 2018

 Term Dates 2017-18

In-Service Day One Monday 21st August 2017
Term One Tuesday 22nd August  – Friday 13th October 2017 inclusive
October Holidays Monday 16th – Friday 27th October 2017 inclusive
Term Two Monday 30th October – Friday 22nd December 2017 inclusive
In-Service Days Two and Three Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th November 2017
Christmas Holidays Monday 25th December 2017 –Friday 5th January 2018 inclusive
Term Three Monday 8th January – Thursday 29th March 2018
Occasional Days Thursday 8th & Friday 9th February 2018
Aberdeenshire School Holiday Monday 12th February 2018
In-service Days Four and Five Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th February 2018
School Holiday Friday 30th March 2018
Easter Holidays Monday 3rd – Friday 13th April 2018
Term Four Monday 16th April – Friday 6th July  2018
May Bank Holiday  Monday 7th May 2018